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Welcome to our one stop blog where everything that’s happening at Bottle-O Wanaka is safely kept! Here you will find everything going on in one place in chronological order, so you know you are reading the most recent information first. We have our New Products, Giveaways, Exclusive Deals and Events all located on the blog. We’ll also put in recipes, pairings, news and history relating to alcohol and loads of other cool things, so you stay informed about liquor and enjoy to its maximum. Join the conversation, leave comments or share information with us and we’ll add it to the blog! We are always striving to make the shopping experience easier for Wanaka, and we’ll never stop doing so! We are dedicated to ensuring you maximize your drinking experience in a fun and responsible manner. Bottle-O Wanaka is your one stop shop for everything liquor. See you in store.

WIN a MACs Jacket worth $150!

This AMAZING jacket is up for grabs!  Come in-store to find out how to win!   We also have MACS Interstate on TAP!!

Old Fashioned

Winter Spiced Old Fashioned Makes 4 Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 3 cardamom pods 1 star anise 1 cinnamon stick 12 ounces sweet bourbon (or whiskey) 1 orange, cut into 8 wedges 8 maraschino cherries optional garnish: 4 cinnamon sticks Directions: 1.Place first five ingredients into a saucepan and simmer over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. 2. Bring the mixture to a boil then cover and remove from heat. Allow the mixture to steep for 30 minutes.

Mulled Wine

INGREDIENTS: 1 (750 ml) bottle of dry red wine 1 orange, sliced into rounds 8 whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 2 star anise 2-4 tablespoons sugar, honey, or maple syrup to taste (or your desired sweetener) optional add-in: 1/4 cup brandy (or your favorite liqueur) optional garnishes: citrus slices (orange, lemon and/or lime), extra cinnamon sticks, extra star anise DIRECTIONS: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan, and heat just barely to a simmer over medium-high heat. (Be careful not to

Steinlager Giveaway!

All Black everything! Try the NEW Steinlager Black instore NOW and something a little extra!

SNOWBOARD GIVEAWAY!

Rush on down to Bottle-O Wanaka (1 Ardmore Street) to find out how to win this amazing snowboard!